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Baby Acne Treatment Hilliard OH

Baby acne, also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it. Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. Check below for related information, products and services.

Renee Taylor
(614) 476-1901
3433 Agler Rd
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Dana Joseph Schultz, MD
(614) 771-0200
3643 Ridge Mill Dr
Hilliard, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1984

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Dr. Christopher John Timan
(800) 282-3284
Hilliard, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Mary Ranee Leder
(614) 722-2436
Hilliard, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Lee Robert T MD
(614) 529-0771
3720 Ridge Mill Drive
Hilliard, OH
 
Dr. Enaas F Kasheer
(614) 876-1304
3966 Brown Park Dr Ste D
Hilliard, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Dana Joseph Schultz
(614) 771-0200
3643 Ridge Mill Dr
Hilliard, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Robert Charles Lamonte, MD
(614) 529-0771
3720 Ridge Mill Dr
Hilliard, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1991

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Shannon Leigh Andrish, MD
Hilliard, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1999

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(614) 529-0771
3720 Ridge Mill Drive
Hilliard, OH
 
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Baby Acne Treatment in Newborn Babies, Top 4 Myths about Baby Acne

Top 4 Myths About Baby Acne

Baby acne , also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it.

Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. A rough skin, along with pustules, whiteheads, and blackheads is also a common indication of baby acne.

Myth 1: Baby acne is the same as infantile acne or teenage acne.

This is not true. Baby acne is not the same as infantile acne, which affects older infants over three months old. It also has no connection with the acne that teenagers and adults suffer from.

Myth 2: Baby acne can occur at anytime during childhood.

Actually, baby acne usually affects babies three to four weeks after birth. Sometimes however, babies even exhibit signs of baby acne right from the time they are born. The symptoms may appear and recede intermittently as the baby reaches around four to six months of age.

Myth 3: Baby acne is the result of poor hygiene and nursing.

On the contrary, baby acne is believed to be caused by hormones released by the mother during pregnancy. Absorbed through the placenta, these hormones play an important role in the development of the fetus during the later stages of the pregnancy . These hormones stimulate the oil glands present in the baby's skin and are thought to cause baby acne.

The symptoms may...

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